Editors: Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin
Published by Alexander Street Press and the
Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, SUNY Binghamton

| About the Journal | In This Issue |

DOCUMENT PROJECTS

How Did the Rival Temperance Conventions of 1853 Help Forge an Enduring Alliance between Prohibition and Woman’s Rights?
By John McClymer
| Abstract | Document List | Introduction |

How Did an International Agenda Shape the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1840-1869?
By Carol Faulkner
| Abstract | Document List Introduction |

BOOK REVIEWS

Battling Miss Bolsheviki: The Origins of Female Conservatism in the United States
By Kirsten Marie Delegard (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 313 pp. Cloth, $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8122-4366-6). Reviewed by Kathleen M. Blee, University of Pittsburgh

Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution
By Serena Mayeri (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011. 382 pp. Cloth, $39.95, ISBN: 0674047591). Review by TJ Boisseau, Purdue University

Forced to Care: Coercion and Caregiving in America
By Evelyn Nakano Glenn (Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 2010. 272 pp. Cloth, $29.95, ISBN 9780674048799). Reviewed by Janet M. Davis, University of Texas at Austin

A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
By Stephanie Coontz (New York: Basic Books, 2011. 222 pp. Paper, $15.99, ISBN: 978-0-465-02842-9). Reviewed by Mary Henold, Roanoke College

Fighting Chance: The Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America
By Faye E. Dudden (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 296 pp. Cloth, $34.95, ISBN 0199772630). Reviewed by Kathleen Kennedy, Missouri State University

One Family under God: Love, Belonging and Authority in Early Transatlantic Methodism
By Anna M. Lawrence (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. 695 pp. ISBN 978-1-4000-4420-7). Reviewed by Janet M. Lindman, Rowan University (NJ)

Review Essay:
Reviewed by Michelle Moravec, Rosemont College (PA)

Entering the Picture: Judy Chicago, The Fresno Feminist Art Program, and the Collective Visions of Women Artists
By Jill Fields, ed. (New York: Routledge, 2011. 345 pp. Cloth, $150, ISBN 0415887682, Paper, $42.95, ISBN: 0415887690).

Battling Pornography: The American Feminist Anti-Pornography Movement, 1976-1986
By Carolyn Bronstein (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 376 pp. Cloth, $110.00, ISBN: 9780521879927, Paper, $34.95, ISBN: 9781107400399).

Songs in Black and Lavender: Race, Sexual Politics and Women's Music
By Eileen Hayes (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 248 pp. Cloth $75.00, ISBN 0252035143, Paper $25.00, ISBN: 0252076982).

Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War
By Dayo Gore, (New York: New York University Press, 2011. 240 pp. Cloth, $39.00, ISBN: 00814732364). Reviewed by Melissa Ooten, University of Richmond

Lottie Moon: A Southern Baptist Missionary to China in History and Legend
By Regina Sullivan, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 2011. 264 pp. Cloth, $36.00, ISBN: 0807137251). Reviewed by Tamara Van Dyken, Western Kentucky University

NEWS FROM THE ARCHIVES
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FULL-TEXT DOCUMENTS
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Achieving Gender Fairness: Designing a Plan to Address Gender Bias in Hawaii's Legal System
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Annual Report of the New York Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts
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Court Conduct Handbook: Gender Equality in the Courts
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Eliminating Bias in the Legal Profession
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Executive Summary Report, December 4, 1996
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Final Report of the West Virginia Task Force on Gender Fairness in the Courts
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Final Report of the Indiana Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness
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Final Report: Task Force on Women and the Legal Profession
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Five Year Report of the New York Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts
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Gender Bias in the Courts (Maryland)
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Gender Fairness in the Courts: Action In the New Millennium
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Gender Fairness Task Force Report
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Interim Recommendation of the Indian Supreme Court Commission on Race and Gender Fairness
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Justice For Women
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Report of the Commission on Women in the Profession, Indiana State Bar Association
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Report of the Florida Supreme Court Gender Bias Study Commission
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Report of the Gender Bias Study of the Supreme Judicial Court
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Report of the Kansas Bar Association Task Force on the Status of Women in the Profession
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Report of the Missouri Task Force on Gender and Justice
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Report of the Select Committee on Gender Equality of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Bar Association
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Report of the Special Committee on Gender Bias in the Courts
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ENHANCEMENTS TO THE DATABASE OF PUBLICATIONS BY THE COMMISSIONS ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
(Scholar's Edition only)
Seven hundred pages that were previously available only as PDF documents are now available in the collection as fully searchable text documents. This is part of an ongoing project to integrate all of the Commissions on the Status of Women documents into the Women and Social Movements in the United States collection as searchable documents. All of the Commission documents that are currently in the collection as PDFs will be converted by Fall 2012.

Oregon Women: Winter 1999
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Oregon Women: Autumn 1999
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Oregon Women: Summer/Fall 2000
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Oregon Women: Spring 2000
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Oregon Women: Winter 2001
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Oregon Women: Spring 2001
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Oregon Women: Summer 2001
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Oregon Women: Fall 2001
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Oregon Women: Winter/Spring 2002
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Oregon Women: Summer/Fall 2002
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Oregon Women: Spring 2003
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You Can Help to Change Unfair Tax Laws
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Pennsylvania Women, Annual Report, 1976
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Annual Report, 1982
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Annual Report, 1977
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Women in Non-Traditional Jobs and Apprenticeships in Santa Clara County
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Annual Report, 1974-1975
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Annual Report, 1975-76
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The South Carolina Woman: Heritage to Horizons: Final Report of the State Meeting
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The Woman Suffrage Movement in South Dakota
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Women's Equality Day Speech
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First Annual Report
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Tennessee Women, Past and Present: 4th Annual Report, 1977
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Datos Basicos Sobre la Mujer en la Fuerza Trabajadora en Puerto Rico
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Women, Their Struggle for Equality, A Selected Bibliography
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Compendio de Derechos y Deberes de la Mujer, 1979
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Ideas, Creencias, Actitudes
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Mi Vecina es una Mujer Abusadas
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Que Hacer: Guia de Actividades Para Maestros de Escuela Elemental
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Executive Order No. 75-12: Establishing the Arizona Women's Commission
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Arizona Women's Commission: Fact Sheet
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Missouri Commission on the Status of Women
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Work with Us for Equality of Wisconsin Women
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California Women: Bulletin, January 1977
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Promising Directions: Programs That Serve Iowa Girls in a Single-Sex Environment
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The Women's Resource Directory for Berkeley and the East Bay
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Women's Organizations, State of Delaware 1983-84
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Where Women Made History: A Traveler's Guide to Historic Sites Honoring the Extraordinary Women of New York State
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Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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Boston Women
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South Dakota Women, 1850-1919: A Bibliography
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Governor's Commission on the Status of Women
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The Legacy of New York Women, 1848-1998
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Hembra: Enterprising Women In Arizona
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La Vision Sobre la Nina en Cinco Libros de Lecturas Escolares
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El Delito de la Violacion en Puerto Rico
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Guia de Informacion Legal Para la Mujer en Delaware
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Agenda and Minutes of the Meeting of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, May 12, 1964
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Minutes of the Meeting of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, November 15, 1963
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Minutes of the Meeting of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, August 11, 1964
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Minutes of the Meeting of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, February 14, 1964
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The Legal Status of Women in Alabama, A Handbook of the Laws that Affect Alabama Women
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The Economic Status of Alaska Native Women
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Piqatigiich, Nana Regional Women's Conference, October 1, 2, 3, 1981
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First Regional Women's Conference, Bethel, Alaska: October 9, 10, 11, 1980
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Alaska Women: A Profile
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At the Edge of Opportunity
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Child Support in Alaska: An Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Impact of Alaska's Child Support Guidelines
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Commitment or Complacency? An Assessment of Sex Equity in Alaska's Educational Institutions
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Conference Report, June 1985
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Directory of Women's Organizations, 1984
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Directory of Women's Organizations, 1989
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Family Equity at Issue: A Study of the Economic Consequences of Divorce on Women and Children
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It's About Time: Welfare Recipients Talk About Welfare Reform
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Leadership in Sobriety II: A Conference for Rural Women on Substance Abuse
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Making a Difference: A Primer for Women in Public Life
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Women in Prison: Does the Justice System Do Them Justice?
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Women's Legal Rights in Alaska
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Young Women of Alaska Speak Out About Dropping Out
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An Assessment of Needs and Available Resources for Women in Anchorage
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Directory of Women's Resources in Anchorage
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Domestic Violence Action Plan, Anchorage, Alaska
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Special Committee on Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Policies
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California Women: Bulletin, Issue 1, 1987
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California Women: Bulletin, Issue 3, 1987
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California Women: Annual Report, 1986
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Summary of 1997 Laws Affecting Women
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Summary of New Laws Affecting Women
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Summary of New Laws Affecting Women
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1988 Report to the Legislature
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Urban Women's Health Agenda
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Uqaluktuat: 1980 Elders' Conference Women's Session
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Annual Report, 1982 [Connecticut]
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1997 Update to Facts about the Status of Women in Connecticut
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1998 Update to Facts about the Status of Women in Connecticut
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PCSW News, Fall 1976
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PCSW News, Fall 1977
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PCSW News, Fall 1978
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PCSW News, Spring 1978
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PCSW News, Summer 1976
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Report on Leadership in Sobriety: A Conference for Rural Women on Substance Abuse
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Review of the Alaska Statutes for Sex Discrimination
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A Sense of History: A Reference Guide to Alaska's Women, 1896-1985
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A Woman's Guide to Public Assistance in Alaska
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The Alabama Celebration of International Women's Year
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PCSW News, Summer 1977
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PCSW News, Summer 1979
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PCSW News, Summer 1980
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PCSW News, Summer 1983
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PCSW News, Winter 1977
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PCSW News, Winter 1980-Summer 1981
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Women and Laws in Idaho
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A Study of Job Classifications Currently Used by the State of Illinois to Determine if Sex Discrimination Exists in the Classification System
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Progress Report on the Status of Women, October 12, 1963 through October 10, 1964
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Annual Report, 20th, February 1, 1992
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Sexism in Education: Is there Gender Equity in Your Community School District?
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Status of Iowa Women Report, May 1995
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Statewide Meeting of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women
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Report to the Governor M.J. "Mike" Foster, Jr. State of Louisiana
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Application of the Maryland Equal Rights Amendment
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Chapter 622: Resources for Parents: Equal Opportunity for Our Children
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Counting on Credit; Chapter 168: An Act Prohibiting Discrimination Because of Sex or Marital Status in the Furnishing of Credit and Services
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The Massachusetts Legislature--And Your Part In It
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Status of Iowa Women Report, May 1999
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Facts on the Status of Women in Jacksonville, 2000
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Louisiana Women
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Women Workers in Louisiana, 1970
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Family-Oriented Personnel Policies: A Task Force Report
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Handbook for Developing Women's Commissions
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Report to the Governor on the Status of the Hispanic-American Woman, Massachusetts, USA
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Domestic Violence Analysis: Incidents Reported to Police in Anchorage, Alaska
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What's in it for You? How to Find a Job
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Working Together for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
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Working Together for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
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The Commission Connection, Spring-Summer 1990
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13th Annual Governor's Awards for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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5th Annual Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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12th Annual Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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14th Annual Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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22nd Annual Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature, July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1985
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Now We're Talking! Finding Solutions in Our Communities: Women's Town Hall Meeting Statewide Summary Report
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New York Women, Fall 1986
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New York Women, Spring/Summer 1988
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New York Women, Fall 1988
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New York Women, Winter 1989
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New York Women, Fall 1989
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New York Women, Winter 1990
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New York Women, Summer 1990
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New York Women, Winter 1991
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New York Women, January 1992
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New York Women, Fall 1992
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New York Women, Summer 1994
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Older Women: Strategies for Action
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Women: Know Your Rights in New York State
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Report, 1974-75
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Governor's Task Force On Women in State Government Report
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Governor's Task Force On Women in State Government
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A New Day: A Report on the Legislative Status of Women in Ohio
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Policymaking Opportunities in State Government: A Directory of State Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Bodies of the State of Ohio, 1987
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Policymaking Opportunities in State Government: A Directory of State Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Bodies of the State of Ohio, 1992
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Women's Agenda: Ohio
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Achieving Gender Equity on State Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Bodies
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Annual Report, February 1, 1992
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Annual Report, 1993
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Annual Report, February 1, 1993
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Annual Report, 1994
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History of Women in Elected Office, Ohio Legislature, 1923-1993
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Let Ohio Women Vote
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Ohio Women on the Road to Equality
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Ohio Women: Tell Us Your Stories
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Ohio's First WOMEN Elected Officials: 1895-1995
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The Proper Sphere of WOMEN: A Greek-Style Choir Reading
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Women of the Ohio General Assembly: 1922-1996
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Female, Racial, and Ethnic Employment: State and Private Workforces in the Oklahoma City SMSA
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Oregon Women: Fall 1998
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ReportHer, September 1992
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Missing Chapters: West Virginia Women in History
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West Virginia Women: In Perspective, 1980-1995
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Traditions and Transitions: West Virginia Women in History
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Needs and Concerns of Older Women: Public Hearings of the Task Force on Older Women
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New York Women, March 1986
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New York Women, Winter 1987
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Domestic Violence Survivor's Guide
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Status of Iowa Women Report, June 2000
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ReportHer, Spring 1997
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ReportHer, Fall 1997
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ReportHer, 1998
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ReportHer, 2000
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ReportHer, 2001
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Governor's Commission for Women and Families
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Report for the Biennium, 1982-84
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Annual Report on Vermont's Sexual Assault Program, 1991,
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American Sampler: West Virginia's African-American Women of Distinction, vol. 1
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Wood County Displaced Homemakers Project: A West Virginia Survey of Needs and Services
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Reccomendations for Tax Reform
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Biennial Report 1985
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Biennial Report, 1987-1989,
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Biennial Report, 1989-1991
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Biennial Report, July 1991 - June 1993
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Biennial Report, 1993-1995,
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Biennial Report 1999-2001
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Wisconsin Women's Council
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Women New New Jersey
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Report on Four Consultations
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Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission
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The Women's Voice, Winter 2007/2008
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he Women's Voice, Winter 2006/2007
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Four Position Statements
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Tuscon Sourcebook on Sexual Assault
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Annual Report, July 2005 - June 2006
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Annual Report, July 2004 - June 2005
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Annual Report, January 2003 - June 2004
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Annual Report, June 2001 - December 2002
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Annual Report, 2000-01,
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Annual Report, 1998-99
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Annual Report, 1997-1998
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Annual Report, 1999-00
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Commission Clippings, 1962-1968
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Oregon Women: Fall 2003,
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The State-By-State Guide to Women's Legal Rights
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American Women: The Report of the President's Commission on the Status of Women and Other Publications of the Commission
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Biennial Report, 1989-1990
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Letter to the Governor, December 30, 1971: Commission Accomplishments,
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17th Annual Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
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Biennial Report, 1995-1997
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